The Burton family, owners of Burton Funeral Homes and Ericson Memorials Studios, has purchased Erie City Memorials located on Iroquois Avenue in Harborcreek. This longtime eastside business, recently owned and managed by Ed and Mary Garr, specializes in granite cemetery monuments and markers. Going forward, the business will be known as Erie City Memorials by Ericson.
According to Karen Burton Horstman, the purchase will allow Ericson Memorial Studios to better serve all of Erie County with convenient eastside and westside locations. In addition to cemetery monuments and markers, Ericson Memorial Studios creates landmark and park monuments, custom commercial signage, commemorative tiles, and etched paving bricks for community fundraising campaigns. It also offers pet loss cremation urns and memorials, cemetery flower vases, winter wreaths, vigil lights and candles. All of these products and services will now be available through Erie City Memorials on the eastside of Erie.